First picture of girl, 1, who died after falling from flat window

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This is the first picture of a one-year-old girl who died after falling from a third floor window in Scotland.

Lexi Bergene died as a result of her injuries following the fall in Clydebank.

The tragedy happened on Wednesday, and the toddler’s death was confirmed by police yesterday.

Police Scotland said inquiries into the incident were continuing but there were no suspicious circumstances.

The child fell from the tenement window on Dumbarton Road at around 2.10pm.

She was taken by ambulance to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow where police said she later died.

Police outside the block of flats

The toddler fell from the top floor flat window of a tenement block on Dumbarton Road, Clydebank

 

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding what happened, however there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances at this time.”

A shocked onlooker said: “It was horrendous, there were people wailing and screaming for help.”

Detective Inspector Steve Martin from the Family Protection Unit based at Clydebank added: “The little girl’s family have been left devastated by the loss of their child and we are investigating the circumstances surrounding what happened.

The little girl died in hospital

 

“I continue to appeal for anyone who was in the area at the time, who may have rendered assistance to the family or emergency services, to please get in touch.

“I would also ask any motorists who were in the vicinity to check their dashcams in case they have captured anything which may be of significance.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact the Family Protection Unit based at Clydebank Police Station via 101, quoting incident number 1888 of Wednesday 10 April 2019.”

Many have taken to social media, including the “Call yourself a Bankie” Facebook group, to pay tribute to the tragic tot.

Emma Scott wrote: “Rest easy baby girl. You were taken too soon. You were to good for this world. You will be missed”.

Mandi McPops added: “Heartbreaking, sleep tight with the angels little darling, thoughts are with the parents and family”.

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